Keynote: Nancy MacLean, Democracy in Chains
Table Discussions: Playing the Long Game for an Open + Equitable Democracy
Plenary Description: Power, money, and the radical right’s 60 year-long game have paid off in the anti-democratic, corporatist, racist and xenophobic policies we now see unfolding at the state and federal levels.
In the wake of the Parkland shooting, it has once again become clear that the NRA has an outsized impact on policy.
What Happens After the “Win”? – Lessons Learned from State and Local Money in Politics Campaigns
Monday, February 26 at 3-4 ET | 2-3 CT | 1-2 MT | 12-1 PT
Funders and stakeholders alike can be so focused on the policy or advocacy campaign “win” that planning for steps after the campaign can take a backseat.
While we often focus on the impact that campaign contributions have on our democracy, efforts to privatize public services is an insidious way that corporations are gaining control over government. This resource features the recording, slides, reports and Key Takeaways from this webinar which focused on how we can harness collective grassroots power to overcome this rigged system and its corrosive influence on our democracy.
This is the audio recording of the Money in Politics Plenary at the FCCP 2017 Convening.
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This PowerPoint offers a brief overview of the money-in-politics movement and is chock full of resource links.
This report provides a snapshot of the MIP field and outlines key opportunities and challenges in this work.
Based on candid interviews with funding partners and thought leaders, Piper’s report touches upon key issues to help us analyze our grantmaking strategies.
If you’re a grantmaker looking for information that demonstrates the cause-and-effect connection between money in our political system and environmental degradation, then this toolkit is for you.
This paper offers a bird's-eye-view of what partnerships already exist among grantmakers who have drawn the connection between money in politics and (in this case) environmental issues, and shows where there are exciting opportunities to forge new collaborations.